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In Search of Fellini (2017)
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In Search of Fellini (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucy, a small-town girl from Ohio, discovers the delightfully bizarre films of legendary filmmaker Federico Fellini and sets off on a journey across Italy to find him.
Style: sentimental, captivating, scary
Plot: search, pursuit, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, escapades, journey, hopes, adventure, cinema, sex, dog, dancing, horse, prostitute, party, money, motorcycle, food, cancer, blonde, truck, death, female nudity, illness, train ...
Time: year 1993
Place: rome italy, italy, venice, cleveland ohio, ohio

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and touching films with plots about drinking alcohol, drinking, mother son relationship, photograph, kiss, drink and mother daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like In Search of Fellini: Permanent Midnight (1998), Whirlygirl (2006), Into the Wild (2007), Amelia (2009), Big Fish (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Liverpool, 1978: What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme-fatale, the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame, and her young lover, British actor Peter Turner, quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner ...
Style: touching, captivating, melancholic, thought provoking
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, terminal illness, breast cancer, femme fatale, dying, promise, lie, doctor, theatre audience, mother daughter relationship, cancer, actor's life ...
Time: 70s, 80s, year 1979, year 1981
Place: liverpool, los angeles, manhattan new york city, new york, england ...
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Permanent Midnight (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ben Stiller plays comedy writer Jerry Stahl, whose $6000-a-week heroin habit had him taking his infant daughter along on his drug runs and doing smack during TV script conferences. Departing detox, Stahl explores memories with survivor Kitty, who ...
Style: serious, intense, depressing, factual, disturbing ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, rehabilitation, human nature, lifestyle, life is a bitch, rise and fall, family problems, ambition, husband wife relationship, heroin, writers ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, pittsburgh, beverly hills, new jersey
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Whirlygirl (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a run in with a hot exotic dancer one wintry night straight-laced prep school student James will find himself on the ride of his life. Risking his future he follows this mysterious woman to New York City - ditching school dodging cops and ...
Style: realistic, captivating, disturbing, light, serious ...
Plot: teenage love, party, social differences, love and romance, older woman younger man relationship, college, teenage life, lifestyle, hopes, society, infatuation, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
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Into the Wild (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
Style: road movie, philosophical, melancholic, inspirational, motivational ...
Plot: self discovery, survival, wilderness, journey, life philosophy, freedom, on the road, lifestyle change, adventure, solitude, isolation, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991, year 1990, year 1992 ...
Place: alaska, usa, north america, los angeles, south dakota ...
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Amelia (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.
Style: serious, stylized, sentimental, realistic, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: airplane, female pilot, ambition, flying, self fulfillment, lifestyle, follow your dream, rise to the top, adventurer, escapades, danger, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1937, year 1932 ...
Place: usa, kansas, pacific ocean, ireland, wales ...
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Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: surreal, feel good, sentimental, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, adventure, witch, storytelling, fantasy world, family relations, circus, human spirit, journey, fish, escapades, mermaid ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 50s, 70s ...
Place: usa, morocco, russia, texas, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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American Honey (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.
Style: road movie, talky, disturbing, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: road trip, teenage girl, misfit, teenager, first love, marijuana, dancing, van, romance, drinking, drinking alcohol, on the road ...
Place: kansas city, america, oklahoma, nebraska, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Last of Robin Hood (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and notorious ladies man, flouted convention all his life, but never more brazenly than in his last years when, swimming in vodka and unwilling to face his mortality, he undertook a liaison with an ...
Style: disturbing, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: movie star, womanizer, sexual abuse, hollywood, actor's life, forbidden love, love affair, love and romance, teenage life, showbiz, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1958, year 2010, year 1960 ...
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, cuba ...
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Lovelace (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.
Style: sexual, sincere, captivating, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, porn actress, porn star, golden age of porn, filmmaking, notoriety, artists and showbiz, redemption, actor's life, life is a bitch, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 2002, year 1970
Place: usa, florida, malibu california, new york, miami ...
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Radioactive (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA, China, Hungary
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tells the story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries — through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre — and the seismic and transformative effects their discovery of radium had on the 20th century.
Style: emotional, realistic, harsh, serious, based on true events
Plot: nobel prize, chemistry, scientific research, nuclear, radioactivity, radiation, science, scientific discovery, backfire, blueprint, nuclear power, nuclear threat ...
Time: year 1986, year 1961, year 1945, year 1957, year 1934
Place: stockholm sweden, paris france, sweden, hiroshima japan, cleveland ohio ...
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46%
Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 1967-1976. As one of history's greatest fashion designers entered a decade of freedom, neither came out of it in one piece.
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic, homoerotic
Plot: fashion, gay, rise to the top, fashion designer, ambition, couple relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), scandal, interview, male prostitute, sewing, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1970 ...
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Cooler (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: (William H. Macy) works at a Las Vegas casino, where he uses his innate ability to bring about misfortune in those around him to jinx gamblers into losing. His imposing boss, Shelly Kaplow (Alec Baldwin), is happy with the arrangement. But Bernie ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, intense, offbeat ...
Plot: gambling, casino, bad luck, debt, romance, dangerous attraction, fall in love, cheating, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
I Dreamed of Africa (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of indomitable Kuki Gallmann, the film tells of a beautiful and inquisitive woman who had the courage to escape from her comfortable yet monotonous life in Italy to start anew in the African wilderness with her son, ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fighting the system, pregnancy, wilderness, rebellion, family problems, family relations, animal life, parents and children, society, husband wife relationship, car accident, poacher ...
Place: africa, kenya, italy
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The Sessions (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Though a childhood bout with polio left him dependent on an iron lung, Mark O'Brien (John Hawkes) maintains a career as a journalist and poet. A writing assignment dealing with sex and the disabled piques Mark's curiosity, and he decides ...
Style: touching, sincere, compassionate, humorous, based on true events ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: male virgin, loss of virginity, sexuality, cat, therapist, priest, nurse, sexual exploration, life changing experience, unlikely relationship, misfit, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA, Chile, Peru, Brazil, UK, Germany, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: "The Motorcycle Diaries" is based on the journals of Che Guevara, leader of the Cuban Revolution. In his memoirs, Guevara recounts adventures he, and best friend Alberto Granado, had while crossing South America by motorcycle in the early ...
Style: road movie, touching, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, motorcycle, young man, poverty, journey, on the road, friendship, injustice, freedom, following a dream, introspection, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 60s, year 1952 ...
Place: latin america, argentina, venezuela, colombia, chile ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: sexy, sexual, emotional, touching, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: conscientious objector, soldier, painter, polyamory, romance, friendship, bittersweet, fall in love, couple relations, performer's life, couples, friends ...
Time: victorian era, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, 30s ...
Place: england, europe, london, wales, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Breathe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.
Style: based on true events, realistic, factual, compassionate, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, illness, husband wife relationship, paralysis, supportive spouse, polio, adaptation, human spirit, cigarette smoking, holding hands, cricket the game, patient ...
Time: year 1970, year 1958, year 1973, year 1981, year 1971 ...
Place: england, africa, spain, germany, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mother and Child (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The lives of three women have a commonality: adoption. Karen is a physical therapist who regrets that, as a teenager, she gave up her daughter for adoption. Elizabeth was an adopted child and is now a successful lawyer, but her personal life lacks ...
Style: emotional, realistic, talky, sincere, contemplative ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adoption, family relations, estrangement, parents and children, hopes, lawyer, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, african american, reunion, women, motherhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1973
Place: los angeles
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The Glass Castle (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A young girl is raised in a dysfunctional family constantly on the run from the FBI. Living in poverty, she comes of age guided by her drunkard, ingenious father who distracts her with magical stories to keep her mind off the family's dire ...
Style: sentimental, thought provoking, captivating, psychological, non-linear
Plot: father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, apology, school, delusion, promise, journalist, running away from home, family conflict, social criticism ...
Time: year 1989, year 1964
Place: new york, utah, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, west virginia
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Queen of the Desert (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: adventurer, bedouin, unfulfilled love, political intrigue, state affairs, escapades, head of state, politics, love and romance, desert, spy, british empire ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s, year 1914, year 1915 ...
Place: persia, middle east, cairo egypt, england, tehran iran ...
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The Leisure Seeker (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey from Boston to Key West, recapturing their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end.
Style: road movie, tense, captivating, melancholic
Plot: alzheimer's disease, old couple, aunt niece relationship, road trip, elderly couple, dementia, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, husband wife conflict, sibling rivalry, reflection in water ...
Time: 90s, year 2016, year 1993, 1990s
Place: florida, detroit, new england, massachusetts, pennsylvania ...
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On the Road (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, UK, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, Argentina
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dean and Sal are the portrait of the Beat Generation. Their search for "It" results in a fast paced, energetic roller coaster ride with highs and lows throughout the U.S.
Style: road movie, sexy, atmospheric, inspirational, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, friendship, road trip, writers, hitchhiker, post war, marijuana, lifestyle, self discovery, adventure, leaving home, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, post world war two, 1950s ...
Place: usa, colorado, san francisco, arizona, north carolina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Old Man & the Gun (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are a detective, who becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, humorous, tense, exciting ...
Plot: heist, prison escape, criminal, bank robber, prison, pursuit, chase, lie, widow, investigation, evidence, old man ...
Time: 80s, year 1950, 1950s, 1940s, 1960s ...
Place: texas, usa, san francisco, milwaukee wisconsin, oklahoma ...
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38%
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Crooked Hearts (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The father of a family has a an affair. This affects every member of the family.
Style: touching, sentimental, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, dysfunctional family, secret, college, human spirit, siblings relations, human nature, family life, eccentric family, family problems, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, virginia, pittsburgh, los angeles
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Roads to Koktebel (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A widowed aeronautics engineer, who has lost his job, travels with his son hopping freight trains from Moscow to Koktebel, a town by the Black Sea, to start a new life with the father's sister.
Style: psychological, sentimental, atmospheric, touching, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, hopes, human nature, family life, alcohol abuse, journey, father son relationship, on the road, death of mother, death of wife, boy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, black sea, ukraine, crimea, moscow russia
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37%
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James White (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: James White is a troubled twentysomething trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. As he retreats further into a hedonistic lifestyle, his mother's battle with a serious illness faces a series of setbacks that force him to assume more ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: mother son relationship, drinking, drinking alcohol, terminal illness, friendship, promise, chemotherapy, lie, slacker, self destructing, cancer, new life ...
Time: year 2000, year 1983, year 2013
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Tracks (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.
Style: uplifting, touching, scenic, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: desert, wilderness, adventure, solitude, obsessive quest, beautiful scenery, journey, camel, outback, self discovery, adventurer, hiking ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century, year 1976, year 1975 ...
Place: australia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Princess Cyd (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives alone with her depressive father in South Carolina, perpetually longing to get away from it all. When her aunt, famous novelist Miranda Ruth, agrees to host her for a few weeks during the summer, Cyd jumps at ...
Style: disturbing, touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, bisexual girl, coming of age, novelist, sexual identity, summer vacation, lesbian couple, roommate, female protagonist, friendship, party ...
Time: 1960s, 19th century, 20th century, 1990s, year 1992 ...
Place: chicago illinois, south carolina, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Immigrant (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1921 New York. an immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.
Style: serious, captivating, atmospheric, emotional, harsh ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: immigrants, prostitution, family relations, confession, quarantine, american dream, love affair, exploitation, society, performance, exploit, survival ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, poland, latin america ...
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Wild (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A woman with a tragic past decides to start her new life by hiking for one thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail.
Style: meditative, uplifting, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: wilderness, self discovery, cheating on husband, human spirit, hiking, journey, redemption, loneliness, adultery, introspection, on the road, nature ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: usa, portland oregon, california, mojave desert
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